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Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract or Primary Medical Services Agreement for approximately 7,880 patients in the North West area of Edinburgh. The GMS services are currently being provided from GP owned premises at East Craigs Medical Practice, 10 Bughtlin Market, Edinburgh. EH12 8XP and applicants should be aware that the availability of these premises is subject to further discussion with the owners.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of the 7,880 patients. As well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected to offer a range of additional and enhanced services.

It is a requirement that all applicants meet the criteria of section 17L of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, as amended.

Further details are available on the Public Contracts Scotland website
Applicants should register as a supplier and applications should be lodged electronically by NOON on September 22nd 2017

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Job details

 Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly Medicine
Location:  Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary Grade:  Specialty Doctor
Category:  Medical & Dental Salary:  £38,685 to £72,140
Contract:  Permanent Duration:
Region:  Dumfries_Galloway Hours:
Job type: FullTime Date posted:  06 Sep 2017
Ref:  316.17a Closing date:  03 Nov 2017
Applications are invited for this position of Specialty Doctor in Care of the Elderly Medicine based at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary. This role is on a full time or part time basis. Interest is welcomed from General Practitioners with an interest in Care of the Elderly Medicine.

This role will provide specialist Care of the Elderly support to the general wards at DGRI, support the general management of in-patients on the specialist Medicine for the Elderly ward at the new DGRI and to support the safe enhanced use of selected community hospitals in accordance with current local national policies.

The service is supported by 3 Consultants and one Rehabilitation Consultant, one Associate Specialist, 2.2WTE Staff Grades, one FY2/GPST1 and two FY1 doctors. You will be expected to undertake training, accreditation and annual medical updates, to ensure continued clinical competence in your role.

The Terms and Conditions of service are those determined by the New Specialty Doctor Grade (Scotland) 2008. Details of the specialty doctor contract can be found on the SHOW web site: www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/ Circular PCS (DD) 2008/7.

Successful applicants must have Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice, and an interest in Care Of the Elderly Medicine. Previous acute medicine or geriatric experience is desirable it is not essential, the aim being to recruit an enthusiastic individual to develop into the role within the team.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a condition of this post and successful applicants are required to join the scheme prior to appointment. Further information on scheme membership is included within the application pack, and can also be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.

For any further details please contact Dr Roger Holden Consultant Physician (direct dial: 01387 241077; email address r.holden@nhs.net)

Arrangements to visit can be made through Nicola True, Workforce Support Officer on 01387 272782, dumf-uhb.medicaldentaladmin@nhs.net
How to apply:
Application Forms and Vacancy Packs can be downloaded from this Website (http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/)

Please return your completed application form by e-mail to dg.applications@nhs.net

A redacted CV can only be submitted with a completed application form.

PLEASE NOTE Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email. Please provide an accurate note of your email address on your application form
A paper application form can be downloaded here in Microsoft Word or PDF format

Job packs

Additional vacancy information: (application pack)

http://www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/uploads/15/316.17a - FINAL Job Pack Care of the Elderly.pdf

Contact information

 General Contact
Recruitment Department
Phone: 01387 246246 Ext: 34888 Fax:
Email: dg.applications@nhs.net  
 Informal Contact
Dr Roger Holden
Phone: 01387 241077 Fax:
Email: r.holden@nhs.net

Employer details

 NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Attractions of the region include fine countryside and coastline, ideal for outdoor pursuits, good schools, good transport links and a favourable cost of living compared to other parts of the UK.

Further information on Dumfries and Galloway can be found at

Website: http://www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk
Organisation information:
Construction of the new district general hospital, on a greenfield site on the outskirts of Dumfries town, was completed in August 2017 and will be opening in early December 2017.

The new facility has been built fit for purpose with the most advanced technology to ensure the best possible treatment and care for our patients, and an excellent working environment for our staff.

Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above)
Please return your completed application form by e-mail to dg.applications@nhs.net

(or alternatively, by post to: NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Workforce Directorate, Recruitment Team, High East, Crichton Hall, Dumfries DG1 4TG)

PLEASE NOTE Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.

Please provide an accurate note of your email address on your application form